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Internet Providers in Chicora, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Chicora, Pennsylvania
Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that information on a census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is collected manually by our research team. To date, we've aggregated 281 Internet deals in the area around Chicora in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 314 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Chicora.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband types in the Chicora metro area, frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable performance tends to be better, but overall performance of either system are similar.
2 Internet options per address isn't a particularly high level of competition when compared to other areas, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Chicora neighborhoods with provider overlap. As is evident in the map below, availability often varies from block to block.
Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Armstrong is a third option for Internet in 98 percent of Chicora. Wireless providers like T-Mobile Home Internet are also worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a better deal when it comes to speed and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.3% of consumers in Chicora100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chicora, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||97.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Chicora
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Chicora
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs in Chicora place a limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Chicora to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chicora||150.3 Mbps||6||$1.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +395.3 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +11 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +30.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +36.3 Mbps )||24 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +28.8 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|